The SEC race tightens, and it’s upset night

After tonight’s games, we have a four-way tie for third in SEC standings, with LSU within striking distance.


Purdue felled #10 Maryland, 75-65.

Alabama stopped #11 Tennessee, 72-63.

Tiana Mangakahia helped Syracuse women upend #17 17 Duke, 68-65.

Cleveland State sunk #19 Green Bay, 71-60.

More results:

#2 Mississippi State is 27-0 after a 95-50 rout of Vanderbilt.

#5 Notre Dame got by Virginia, 83-69.

Free throws fueled #8 South Carolina to a 77-65 win over #20 Georgia.

#13 Missouri overcame Auburn, 59-51.

#17 Texas A&M rallied past Florida, 85-80.

Kentucky snapped a three-game losing streak with a 78-57 win over Arkansas.

Western Kentucky stifled Middle Tennessee, 76-60.

Georgia Tech took care of North Carolina, 79-61.

All scores.

Looking to tomorrow:

The Beavers face a tough task against UCLA.

The #9 Oregon Ducks face a tough test in USC before their showdown with #7 UCLA.

Tomorrow’s schedule.

College team news:

Dawn Staley says South Carolina’s injury situation is the worst she’s ever had.

Bench play is a deciding factor for Georgia this season.

Michigan State lacks urgency and consistency down the stretch.

Michigan is “not in danger” of missing the NCAA Tournament.

Family over everything is a mindset for JMU.

College player news:

Don’t tell Davidson’s Andrea Robinson that the sky is falling. She’s OK.

South Alabama’s Chyna Ellis is thriving in her senior campaign.

Duke’s Erin Mathias is using her fashion skills for the team’s Play4Kay game next week.

Seven Oklahoma players have made the Academic All-Big 12 Team.

Six of the best scorers in Division II.

WNBA news:

Catching up with Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer.

USA Basketball news:

Dawn Staley strongly resonates with Women’s National Team camp participants.

High school news:

Megan McConnell credits brother T.J. McConnell for bringing taunts and toughness to her game.